Support Professional- Addictions

Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan Inc Hudson, WI
Lutheran Social Service of WI & Upper MI is currently seeking a Support Professional – Addictions & Correctionsto join our team at Exodus House. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for break into the criminal justice and/or AODA field!

Exodus House is a 12-bed residential treatment facility serving men with addictions who are involved with the criminal justice system. The program utilizes evidence based practices targeted to reduce recidivism and relapse. This position is on a midnight shift, 4 nights on/ 4 nights off from 10 PM - 8 AM. This is awake shift.

Support Professionals under supervision, perform work involving the care and treatment of clients providing a positive supportive influence while adhering to program rules and expectations. Duties include monitoring clients (bed checks during sleep hours), cleaning, documentation, crisis intervention, filing and attending to client needs.

Essential Duties and responsibilities:

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

* Supports and monitors clients within established policies and procedures.

* May be responsible for collecting urine specimens for urinalysis and administering breathalyzer test.

* Interacts with clients on an individual or group basis providing guidance and a positive supportive influence.

* Records observations relating to actions and behavior of clients and maintains records and reports as required.

* May organize and distribute clothing, bedding and other supplies.

* May assist with meal preparation in residential settings

* Performs general housekeeping and cleaning duties in residential settings as needed and operates laundry equipment.

* May transport clients to meetings, services, appointments and other activities.

* Provide medication monitoring in residential programs as outlined in licensing policies.

* May purchase supplies and/or groceries for the program.

* Advocates for primary clients in the community.

* Attends staff meetings and participates in training activities as required.

* May provide educational group activities for clients within program specified parameters.

* Provides information concerning status of clients to correctional agents and other professionals within established guidelines.

* May administer basic first aid as needed.

* Other duties as required.

PERKS:

* Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

* Flex Spending for Dependent & Health Care

* Mileage reimbursement

* Paid Time Off

* 10 Paid Holidays

* Ability to Contribute to 403B

* Employee Assistance Program

* Service Awards and Recognition

Requirements

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Graduation from high school, HSED, or GED equivalency is preferred. This position may require One (1) year of work experience, preferably involving care or supervision of client. Training from a recognized college or university with several courses in social work, psychology, sociology, or a closely related field may substitute for the work experience. Addictions or correctional experience is preferred and may be required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

The incumbent of this position must have a valid Driver's License and car – Motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record required.Must pass a Caregiver Background Check according to program regulations. First Aid training, and CPR Certificate (when required) preferred but may be obtained after hire.

TRAVEL:

In the course of the work day, the employee may be traveling to a variety of locations.

We want you! Apply today to join our team.

EOE/M/W/VET/DISABILITY

* Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

* The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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